18-year-old dies in Peoria County crash

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BRIMFIELD, Ill. (WMBD) — (Update: 7:19pm) 18-year-old Matthew W. McCuan, of Peoria, died in a single vehicle crash Monday afternoon, according to Peoria County Coroner Jamie Harwood.

Peoria County Sheriff Brian Asbell said the crash happened near the 15000 blk of West Southport Rd, just east of Eden Rd, at approximately 1:50 p.m. A 2003 Pontiac Grand Am was traveling eastbound when it left the roadway.

McCuan was pronounced dead at the scene, said Harwood.

The driver, 20-year-old Elizabeth Kris, of Peoria, was transported to OSF Saint Francis Medical Center in Peoria with non-life threatening injuries.

Kris was cited with two traffic tickets, including failure to reduce speed to avoid accident and driving off the roadway.

An autopsy for McCuan is scheduled for Tuesday.

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